Sunil Baliram Gaikwad
Member of the Indian Parliament
for Latur
In office
16 May 2014 – 23 May 2019
Preceded byJaywant Gangaram Awale
Succeeded bySudhakar Tukaram Shrangare
Personal details
Born (1970-06-19) 19 June 1970 (age 52)
Latur, Maharashtra, India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Websiteofficial website

Sunil Baliram Gaikwad (born 19 June 1970) is an Indian politician from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He represented Latur, Maharashtra in the 16th Lok Sabha. [1]

Early life and education

Sunil Gaikwad was born to Shri Baliram Gaikwad and his wife Vatsala Gaikwad at Ambulga village of Latur district.[citation needed]

Political career

Gaikwad lost the Latur Lok Sabha seat by around 7000 votes in 2009. He won 2014 Lok Sabha elections from Latur. In 2017, he alleged he was being ill-treated at airports because he shared the same surname as Ravindra Gaikwad, who had assaulted an airline employee.[2] In 2019, BJP replaced him with Sudhakar Shringare.[3]


  1. ^ "Dr. Sunil Baliram Gaikwad Profile on Parliament of India". Lok Sabha. Retrieved 1 September 2021.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. ^ "Ravindra Gaikwad row: BJP MP alleges harassment for having similar surname". Business Standard India. ANI. 31 March 2017. Retrieved 13 December 2021.
  3. ^ "BJP's change in strategy helped it secure Maharashtra". Deccan Chronicle. Press Trust of India. 24 May 2019. Retrieved 13 December 2021.